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So there’s precedent for the Lakers either steamrolling opponents, now that their stars are on the court, or fading after the season’s avalanche of injuries.The Lakers Aren’t Like Any Defending Champs We’ve Seen|Louis Zatzman|May 18, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
The Senate rules maven said unexpectedly that Democrats could use the procedural equivalent of a quadruple jump in Olympic ice skating to steamroll a massive infrastructure bill into law with only Democratic votes.The Wheels Seem to be Coming Off Democrats’ Infrastructure Plans|Philip Elliott|April 8, 2021|Time
That work continued into the January runoffs in Georgia and has now steamrolled to fight the latest legislation with the new voting restrictions.
Frankly, I think it might have sent a message, but probably only for a one-day news cycle before the president just steamrolled it and moved on.Q&A with ‘Anonymous’: Miles Taylor on his secret, why he didn’t resign and more|Philip Rucker, Carol D. Leonnig|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Despite maps that were drawn to favor Republicans, Democrats steamrolled Republicans in metro Philadelphia in 2018, cutting their deficit to four seats in the state Senate and nine seats in the state House.Could Democrats Win Full Control Of More State Governments Than Republicans?|Nathaniel Rakich (email@example.com)|October 20, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Most importantly, we need leaders with the courage to steamroll the deniers and the vested interests.Climate Change is Here, Ready or Not. So What Now?|Eugene Linden|March 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In this case, Obama is not going to be able to steamroll them.Why Republican Efforts to Block Obama Won’t Work This Time|Michael Tomasky|December 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They will welcome his belief in soft power (i.e. diplomacy) and his desire to work with allies rather than steamroll them.